Tag: Stanislav Belkovsky

Proposed Pension Reforms Would Undermine Putin Regime, Kholmogorov Says

May 10, 2016

To save money, the Russian finance ministry has proposed to raise the retirement age to 65, end pension payments to those who are still working, and otherwise reduce the amount Moscow has to pay out. Many are horrified.

Putin’s ‘Greatest Task’ Is To Become a New Stalin

March 5, 2015

Staunton, March 5 – On the 62 anniversary of his death today, Stalin continues to cast an ever darker shadow over Russia, sparking debates about how he should best be remembered. But beyond these symbols, the influence of Stalin on the thinking of Vladimir Putin and his regime is increasingly obvious and strong, as Moscow […]

Putin’s New Pact with Russians Requires US be ‘Main Enemy,’ Belkovsky Says

October 28, 2014

Staunton, October 28 – Moscow political commentator Stanislav Belkovsky says that Vladimir Putin has changed the nature of his “pact” with the majority of the Russian population and that unlike his old one, his new agreement requires that the United States be “the main enemy” just as it was in Soviet times. In a comment […]